Press Releases

The Anaheim Police Department provides a full-time Public Information Officer (PIO) to coordinate the release of information to the public via the media. It is our goal to provide prompt and accurate release of information. Media inquiries should be directed to Sgt. Daron Wyatt at - office (714) 765-1521, mobile (714) 497-5633 or via email at dwyatt@anaheim.net.
  1. Assault With a Deadly Weapon Suspect Fatally Shot in Officer Involved Shooting

    A suspect being sought for assault with a deadly weapon was fatally shot during a confrontation with Anaheim Police just after 9:00 pm Saturday night. Read on...
  2. Suspect Arrested in Fatal Stabbing of Anaheim Woman

    ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Police Homicide Detectives have arrested a 23 year old female for first degree murder stemming from a fatal stabbing last Saturday evening at Edison Park. Read on...
  3. DUI/DRIVERS’ LICENSE CHECKPOINT TONIGHT FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2016

    ANAHEIM, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint tonight, November 18, 2016, at Euclid St and Read on...
  4. Suspect Arrested in Child Sexual Assault

    ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Police detectives arrested Daniel Martinez Wednesday morning for a variety of charges stemming from a child sexual assault investigation. Read on...
  5. Child Located and Mother Arrested in Parental Abduction of Eight Year Old Girl

    ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim detectives have located an eight year old girl who was the victim of a parental abduction nearly a week ago. Read on...
  6. Man and Woman Affiliated with Angelic Secrets Online Escort Agency Arrested on Human Trafficking Cha

    ANAHEIM, CA - In mid-October of 2016, a parent contacted the Costa Mesa Police Department reporting concerns about his 17 year old daughter... Read on...
  7. Residential Burglar Caught on Video Arrested After Tips from Public

    ANAHEIM, CA – A residential burglar caught on a home security video was arrested after tips from the public led police to his identity. Read on...
  8. Anaheim PD to Offer Free Child Safety Seat Inspections

    ANAHEIM, CA - The Anaheim Police Department will again be offering free child safety seat inspections and fittings this Saturday, November 5, 2016. Read on...
  9. Suspect Arrested for Possession of Explosive Materials

    A 57 year old man is in custody after Anaheim Police officers found several pounds of dangerous materials in his room. Read on...
  10. ANAHEIM POLICE DEPARTMENT RECEIVES GRANT FOR SPECIAL TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT AND CRASH PREVENTION

    The Anaheim Police Department has been awarded a $536,452 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries. Read on...
  11. Anaheim Police Department Conducts “Minor Decoy” Operations

    ANAHEIM, CA – Over the past two months, the Anaheim Police Department Vice Detail has conducted two “minor decoy” operations in Anaheim in accordance with a nearly $100,000 grant awarded by the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. Read on...
  12. Anaheim Police Department to Join Anaheim Elementary School District for National Walk to School Day

    ANAHEIM, CA – The Anaheim Police Department will partner with all 24 Anaheim Elementary School District schools as they join schools from around the country to celebrate National Walk to School Day on October 5, 2016. Read on...
  13. Anaheim Police Chief Raul Quezada to Host Forum on Legalization of Marijuana

    ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Police Chief Raul Quezada invites members of the community and the media to attend a panel discussion on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, regarding the legalization of marijuana in California. Read on...
  14. Sospechoso es detenido por las autoridades y se buscan más víctimas de inspecciones fraudulentas

    Investigadores del departamento de policía de Anaheim detienen a Brian Lee Carsten el viernes por la tarde por un número de cargos basados en inspecciones fraudulentas en nombre del departamento de bomberos. Read on...
  15. Suspect Arrested and Additional Victims Sought in Fraudulent Fire Inspection S

    ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Police investigators arrested Brian Lee Carsten late Friday afternoon for a variety of charges stemming from a fraudulent fire inspection scam. Read on...
  16. Suspect Arrested on Attempted Murder and Pimping After Assaulting Female Last Weekend

    ANAHEIM, CA – Thursday morning, Investigators from the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF) arrested Deandre Henderson Read on...
  17. Police Seek Public’s Help Identifying Armed Robbery Suspects

    ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Police are seeking the public’s help to identify three suspects involved in an armed robbery last night at a market in the 300 block of N. Brookhurst Street. Read on...
  18. Anaheim PD to Participate In National Car Seat Inspection Day

    ANAHEIM, CA - The Anaheim Police Department will be participating in National Car Seat Check-Up Day this Saturday, September 24, 2016. Read on...
  19. Suspect Arrested in Double Stabbing That Left Man and Woman in Critical Condition

    ANAHEIM, CA – Late Saturday afternoon Investigators from the Anaheim Police Department Gang Detail and Crime Task Force arrested Flavio Marquez Read on...
  20. Suspect Sought in Double Stabbing

    ANAHEIM, CA - Police Officers responded to two stabbing calls within a block of each other and within two minutes late Thursday evening. Read on...
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